PDG's impact assessment concluded that our contribution to the development and implementation of an incremental tenure approach has had a significant impact, much of which can be directly attributed to Urban LandMark and the partnerships in which we have worked in this area. In particular, we have achieved a great deal in terms of shifting mindsets and policy focus.
However, the assessment also noted that it would be important going forward to ensure that the approach maintains momentum and is carried through to scale during the implementation roll-out phase.
In this regard, we have a significant role to play in providing materials and training, as well as technical support to the implementation effort, using the strong partnerships we have developed in earlier phases of the work.
Our increased focus on multi-country activities, our intention of deepening our understanding of land tenure issues and impacts in the region, and the strategic partnerships already developed direct us to extend the incremental tenure initiative to southern African cities and towns, which will contribute to broadening and deepening the impact of the approach.
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